Currently reading

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The top two books are ones I’m loving the most. The others are backup. Vicious is so damn good and the second V E Schwab book I’ve read/reading recently. I do love me some superheroes even when they are as messed up as Victor and Eli! In fact I’m gonna be doing a reading diary […]

Books coming out in Oct/Nov

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October really is a stellar month for new books. I’ve never known such a fab lot of titles published in the same month/months. When I say books I actually mean paperbacks, some of these books have already been published in hardback but I always wait for the paperback version if I possibly can. I’m most […]

City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab

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What a fabulous book this is, I enjoyed every page and I’m so hoping that it will be the first in a duology or even trilogy? Fingers crossed! Synopsis Ever since Cass almost drowned (okay, she did drown, but she doesn’t like to think about it), she can pull back the Veil that separates the […]

October book haul – part 2

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Yep, it happened. More books!!!!! Another fairly mixed selection and I seem to be drawn to books with Winter in the title lately too. Have you read any of these?

Bookpost 1 – October

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I’ve called this bookpost 1 because I am certain I have a few more books on their way to me but just not sure when. This was sent by Pan Macmillan. Its a fantasy book which is not my usual genre but I’m looking forward to giving this a go. This is such a gorgeous […]

October mini book haul

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I only meant to order one book but then that naughty book devil that sits on my shoulder talked me into buying a few more (damn my weakness) still I don’t care really, I mean how can i regret these? Looking at them its a pretty mixed bag.  I could never be happy reading just […]

Teensy, tiny book haul

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Where has this David Levithan book been all my life?  Its meant for younger readers, doesnt have a lot of writing on some pages, has photographs and looks and sounds wonderful! I am so looking forward to reading it and adding it to my ever growing collection of David Levithan books. I’ve actually been avoiding […]

Postcards of Edward VII 1901 – 1910

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A couple of postcards of King Edward VII that I acquired recently. This for me is what a King should look like. Regal and very impressive. The first one has a lovely message on the back. This card was sent to a Miss Coles, c/o Mrs Buxton in Surrey.  I love the part of the […]

Strike Your Heart by Amelie Nothomb

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I was kindly sent an Autumn/Winter catalogue by Europa Editions to look through and I chose this book, mainly for its fascinating synopsis but also its very striking cover. So a huge thank you to Europa for sending me a copy of this and for enabling me to discover a new favourite author. This book […]

Learning to read Manga

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Hey guys, two posts in one day, i’m spoiling you! Just had to share my books which just arrived. Yes, I’m getting into Manga. This could be very bad as apparently most of these books come in series of as many as 50 books! and they don’t come cheap so it will take me many […]